hláford
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hláford
es; m. A LORD; dominus. herus Hláford heros, Ælfc. Gl. 87; Som. 74, 46; Wrt. Voc. 50, 28. Scipes hláford nauclerus, 83; Som. 73, 66; Wrt. Voc. 48, 4. Hie cuǽdon ðæt him nǽnig mǽg leófra nǽre ðonne hiera hláford they said that no kinsman was dearer to them than their lord, Chr. 755; Erl. 50, 20. Cwǽdon ðæt him nán leófre hláford nǽre ðonne heora gecynde hláford, 1014; Erl. 150, 6. Hé wæs ǽgðer mín mǽg and mín hláford he was both my kinsman and my lord, Byrht. Th. 138, 23; By. 224. Ðæs þegenes lof is ðæs hláfordes wurþmynt. Sý lof ðam Hláforde ðe leofaþ on écnysse the servant's praise is the Lord's honour. Praise be to the Lord that liveth for ever, Homl. Th. ii. 562, 6. Sum sceal mid hearpan æt his hláfordes fótum sittan feoh þicgan one shall sit with the harp at the feet of his lord, receive money, Exon. 88 a; Th. 332, 5; Vy. 80. Hine gecés tó hláforde Scotta cyning, the king of Scots chose him as his lord, Chr. 924; Erl. 110, 14. Tó hláforde geceósan to elect king, Ors. 3, 11; Bos. 74, 39. Óhthere sǽde his hláforde Ælfréde cyninge Ohthere said to his lord, king Alfred, 1, 1; Bos. 19, 25. Ic geann mínum hláforde syxti mancusa goldes I give to my lord sixty mancuses of gold, Chart. Th. 516, 32. Úrum hláforde holde loyal to our lord, L. C. E. 20; Th. i. 372, 8. Ic mé be healfe mínum hláforde be swá leófan men licgan þence beside my lord, by one so loved, I mean to lie, Byrht. Th. 141, 7; By. 318: Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 9; Jud. 251: Andr. Kmbl. 823; An. 412. Heora hláford gewrecan to avenge their lord, Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 134, 30. Hé bebeád ðone hláford lufian swá hine selfne he commanded to love the lord as himself, L. Alf. 49; Th. i. 58, 13. Áhte ic fela wintra folgaþ tilne holdne hláford I had for many years a good service, a gracious lord, Exon. 100 b; Th. 379, 26; Deór. 39. Álegdon ða tómiddes mǽrne þeóden hláford leófne they laid down in their midst the great prince, their beloved lord, Beo. Th. 6276; B. 3142. Ða menn ða ðǽr hláfordas wǽron the men that were lords there, Chart. Th. 459, 16. Hláforda wín honorarium vinum, Ælfc. Gl. 32; Som. 62, 1; Wrt. Voc. 27, 67. Heó [Hagar] gewát hire hláfordum [Abram and Sara ], Cd. 104; Th. 138, 21; Gen. 2295. [Laym. laverd: Orm. laferrd: A. R. loverd: Proclam. H. III. lhoaverd: Ayenb. lhord: Piers P. Chauc. lord.] DER. cyne-, eald-, hús-, worold-hláford.
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